Job Description

Senior Business Analyst

Requisition ID:  181246

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Technology Solutions – Supply Chain 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; British Columbia; Nova Scotia  

City: Mississauga / Calgary / Vancouver / Stellarton

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.



Ready to Make an impact?


Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an Senior Business Analyst. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Vancouver, BC; Calgary, AB.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


As a Senior Business Analyst with Sobeys, you will:



  • Direct the identification of new and complex business processes and strategies to improve efficiency of the Supply Chain & Wholesale functions by becoming knowledgeable of their data and their intricacies.
  • Be the primary point of contact for Supply Chain and Wholesale projects to ensure timely delivery for the fiscal year.
  • Assess scope and impact of client business needs and manages client expectations.
  • Meet regularly with the user groups in all divisions to identify opportunities for enhancements.
  • Direct the development of business and system requirements through detailed analysis and by providing recommendations.
  • Support the Business Solutions Engagement Manager by providing insights to the team to help support strategic discussions and road mapping activities.
  • Own and support the overall Intake process.
  • Manage project sized intake requests through high-level requirements gathering, solutioning, and ROM estimation.
  • Coordinate the development of comprehensive business cases with sizing, cost and benefit dimensions for proposed Information Technology projects that are used at management and executive levels for funding and scope decisions.
  • Refine and mature the Business Solutions Engagement Operating model and processes by identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Work closely with the Business Analysts to provide appropriate coaching, guidance, and provide support on deliverables.
  • Work closely with the Sr Application Analysts to lead the high-level design of the solution.
  • Participate in the leadership and influence cross-functional task forces or teams to identify and document functional requirements, workflow, information sources, and system specifications.
  • Hold and facilitate requirements gathering sessions by identifying the right participants, preparing the appropriate material, reviewing the project scope, and identifying key assumptions.
  • Create RFPs/RPIs as appropriate.
  • Communicate functional developments and enhancements to user groups through various media (Web, Email, On-site training).
  • Contribute to the acceptance of applications and application enhancements via a formal test process.
  • Improve business processes by defining the existing “As-Is” process and the new “To-Be” process using proper methodologies.
  • Process and testing documentation.

What you have to offer:


Your experience and resume will show us


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Business Experience with project management and software development disciplines.
  • Knowledge of emerging or available retail product functionality and solutions.
  • Extensive experience gathering business requirements, business process reengineering, application testing and project management.
  • Thorough understanding of the retail industry.
  • IIBA Certification would be considered as an asset.



The salary range for this position in [British Columbia] is [$73,334K – $101,000K per year]. We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure that you are paid fairly and competitively.

Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, including health and dental coverage, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, tailored to meet your needs.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Paid Vacation.


Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.